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Thanksgiving is EASY Part 2: Vegetables

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Mashed potatoes are one of then few dishes I can't live without on Thanksgiving. Luckily, it is super-easy. Just make someone else peel the potatoes. Peeling is an easy thing to do while watching TV, so recruit those football fans. You can also peel them Wednesday, and as long as you keep them covered with water, they will not discolor much.

I don't do the green bean casserole thing. It's a love-it-or-hate-it dish. I have my own version of green beans. If you use the skinny French kind, called haricot vertes you won't have to trim the ends. Definite time-saver. Sometimes they are sold pre-packaged, like baby carrots. Ask the produce guy.

(The shopping lists can be copy and pasted together, or used separately if you are bringing a dish to someone else's house)

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Recipes after the jump